In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hipo masculineto have (the) hiccups — tener hipo
- she got the hiccups — le dio hipo
- she gave a loud hiccup and blushed scarlet — soltó un hipo bien fuerte y se puso como la grana
- an attack of hiccups — un ataque de hipo
- Everyday hiccups don't need medical treatment, as they will go away on their own.
- For example, there are over 100 different cures for hiccups, in both the medical and lay literature.
- The GP will examine you and look particularly for signs of the serious conditions that can cause persistent hiccups, such as an infection of the diaphragm.
- Forget breathing into a paper bag, gulping down a glass of water or having someone scare the living daylights out of you to cure a case of hiccups.
- A giggle, more a hiccup in sound than anything, emerged from her pursed lips.
- Slowly my sobs subsided and all that was left was my hiccups which sounded off every once and a while.
- When Mia got over-excited and giddy she would get hiccups and John said it was testimony to her character that she had hiccups nearly every day.
- He treated a patient in the emergency room who suffered from hiccups every two seconds for three days.
- Chewing the gum is certainly less harmful than smoking cigarettes, but nicotine can be irritating to the digestive tract, causing hiccups, heartburn and nausea.
- She let out a watery little hiccough that sounded quite a bit like a sob.
- I had to laugh when I saw your article on curing hiccups with a spoonful of sugar.
- He let loose the loudest hiccup I'd ever heard and took another swig of something or other from his canteen.
- It was difficult to breathe inbetween his spasms of hiccups and tears.
- I gulped it down gladly, and the hiccups slowed to a stop.
- The glottis suddenly closes and stops the inflow of air resulting in the sound of a hiccup.
- A case report published in Southern Medical Journal shows that lidocaine may be effective in treating chronic, intractable hiccups.
- Maria tried to hold her tears in, but they escaped through strangled hiccups, and small shudders.
- I had a normal pregnancy with no complications except that I got the hiccups a lot.
- Other medications were tried but did not stop the hiccups.
- Persistent hiccups (lasting for more than 48 hours) is rare, but may be caused by an underlying disease.
2(brief interruption)dificultad femininetropiezo masculinethey view this failure as a mere hiccup — consideran que este fracaso es solo un pequeño contratiempo
- I don't want any last-minute hiccups! — ¡no quiero problemas de última hora!
- Going by the UK's progress, there could be a few hiccups along the way.
- The only hiccup is the sudden loss of batting form of vice-captain Ryan Watson.
- Overall it was a very successful day as everything went well with only a few minor hiccups and the weather was ideal.
- As it happens, the setback turned out to be the only hiccup in the 14 race series, and Andy made an astonishing recovery to claim 11 victories in his last 12 race meetings.
- The show was not without a few hiccups and it took a while for the sound technician to tweak the sound to the performer's satisfaction.
- They should carry out a simple risk analysis, looking at the big issues that can threaten a project as well as the minor hiccups that can occur.
- However, all sides are insisting this is a temporary hiccup that can be overcome.
- Despite a few minor hiccups the traffic flowed in and out of the site with ease.
- Other than that hiccup against Pittsburgh, he has been on fire since his last three games of 2004.
- There were the usual hiccups that come with any new business.
- Of course, there could be hiccups along the way.
- But despite impressive growth over the last ten years, it has experienced a few hiccups along the way and is currently going through a difficult period.
- Despite a few hiccups along the way, the verdict from teachers and pupils is that it has been worth the wait!
- The data collection for the main study itself went smoothly, with only very minor local hiccups.
- Despite the odd few hiccups the ban has been a huge success and I've no doubt that it will have a long-term impact on our country's health.
- And while they've had a hiccup or two along the way, the fact is that they remain firmly on course to lift the title.
- This small hiccup in the otherwise smooth functioning of the hospital was quickly forgotten.
- And, similar to the video, the audio suffers from a few hiccups.
- Jake is back on his feet and is doing well apart from a couple of minor hiccups.
- Despite that hiccup the fact remains that Denmark have a genuinely decent side.
intransitive verbhiccuped, hiccuping, hiccupping, hiccupped
1hiparif I drink too much, I start hiccuping — si bebo demasiado, me da / me entra hipo
- The story Ben tells me is that he walked me back, me hiccuping and gagging from time to time, until we got to his dorm.
- She hiccuped a bit and her voice sounded almost slurred.
- My face red and blotchy, I leaned back in the seat, hiccuping now from trying to slow down the tears.
- The guard, obviously drunk, stumbled over, hiccuping.
- I hugged her and soothed her back as she began hiccuping and sobbing.
- I stopped hiccuping and reached for the punch.
- I slowly calmed down until I was only hiccuping.
- The baby had clearly been crying, but was now calm, hiccuping around the chubby thumb he had placed in his mouth.
- I breathed irregularly, occasionally hiccuping in my attempts to stop crying.
- Gradually, Adriana started to calm down until she was hiccuping softly with her hands in her lap.
- Soon, my tears were gone and I was just hiccuping and sniffling.
- Her dark eyes are wide with childish terror, and she hiccups so dramatically that, at first, she cannot speak at all.
- I sobbed, uncontrollably, starting to shake and hiccup I was crying so much.
- My eyes stung brutally and I started to hiccup.
- She sobbed so hard that her chest hurt and she began to hiccup.
- I sat on the tarnished blue tiles of the bathroom floor, hiccuping, ‘I have to tell you something, Con,’ I murmured, my voice scratchy.
- He went to the couch and collapsed, hiccuping.
- Caitlin quietly obliged, hiccuping as she went.
- Mary began to hiccup, her efforts at trying to not cry getting the best of her.
- Later there was a telephone call, Marya hiccuping through tears and speaking in anxious half-Polish phrases.
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